We can’t take care of our own soldiers. How’s Obamacare going to work?
Archive for the 'Big Government' Category
Listening to the news in 2009, everyone would be expected to accept there 20 million uninsured (or 35 million, or more) people looking for health care insurance alternatives. Led to believe most of these are uninsurable because of pre-existing conditions clauses in the evil health insurance industry policies, we were fed the story that Big Government is the only answer for these presumed millions of poor souls.
So Health and Human Services (HHS) started a program to catch the uninsurable. Expecting 375,000 applicants in the first year, the actual number was 8,011.
Who thought Big Government was so smart!
Next in the story, watch for the HHS spin on these numbers. This debate has never been about the cost of health care, or even about the cost of health insurance. The debate is over government subjugation of the electorate.
“… no new deficit spending.”
Really? How about $5,000,000,000,000 (that’s 5 trillion dollars) of new deficit spending under her watch?
Never before — since the creation of the Congressional budget process — has the House failed to pass a budget, failed to propose a budget then deemed the non-existent budget as passed as a means to avoid a direct, recorded vote on a budget, but still allow Congress to spend taxpayer money.
Read it here. While long suspected, Socialist politics have now officially become more important to Pelosi’s House than the role for which they were elected.
In the category of damn lies:
The flyover was cancelled three times before those officials admitted that just 31 of the 140 skimmers were actually deployed.
Follow the links all the way through.
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform published a report:
Pursuant to this review, staff has found numerous instances in which the situation on the ground conflicts with official reports. Of enormous concern, the situation in the Gulf is actually more dysfunctional and dire than what has been portrayed through official reports and press accounts based on official information. This blurring of reality is exacerbating problems with the clean-up effort.